Monthly Archives: April 2012

May 2012 Fine Home of the Month

Contemporary! Distinctive! Free standing end unit, 2-story home in a very private 5 lot mid-town subdivision. This place features polished, stained concrete & bamboo flooring.  The soaring ceilings – vaulted a full 2 stories in the great room – provide a sense of volume … Continue reading

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Leading Economic Index for U.S. Increases

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. increased 0.3 percent in March to 95.7 (2004 = 100), following a 0.7 percent increase in February, and a 0.2 percent increase in January.   Says Ataman Ozyildirim, economist at The … Continue reading

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6 Do Not’s After You Apply For A Mortgage

I learned a long time ago that “common sense is NOT common practice“. This is especially the case during the emotional time that surrounds buying a home, when people tend to do some non-commonsensical things. Here are a few that I’ve … Continue reading

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Tell the Story About Your Home, It Sets the Stage

I highly recommend sellers consider creating a “love letter”, personally written or typed  up with no particular addressee.  Making it appealing to anyone who will read it for “historical significance” about the home, is a great tactic to increase the interest of a potential … Continue reading

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April 2012, Home of the Month

Custom and semi-custom homes offer distinctive differences over plat homes.  Our pick of the month this month is a great home in the Naranja Ranch sub-division (Oro Valley).  Situated on a fabulous .61 Acre lot, this semi-custom home built by C&C Builders- … Continue reading

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CoreLogic February Home Price Index Reports Month-Over-Month Increase, When Excluding Distressed Sales

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, has released its February Home Price Index (HPI) report, the most current and comprehensive source of home prices available today, the company reported. Excluding distressed sales, month-over-month prices … Continue reading

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Boomers Lack Vital Care Resources for Aging Parents

A burgeoning elderly population and lack of caregiving preparedness underscore the critical need for senior care resources, according to a survey conducted by, an online resource helping families connect with local caregivers for children, adults and seniors, pets and … Continue reading

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